Sun Risers Hyderabad will play a crucial match against Kings XI Punjab in the second match taking place today. Both teams are currently in need of a victory to keep the hopes of play-offs alive. Four teams will be fighting for the fourth position on the points table, which means the play-offs’ eligibility. Sun Risers Hyderabad will favor this match, and they earlier tasted victory over KXIP this season. This is their second game in this tournament. The two teams played 15 games together in the Indian Premier League. SRH won 11 games, and KXIP won 4 games. For the current season, the two teams played 10 games but tasted success only in 4 games.
SRH is in fifth place on the points table, and KXIP is in sixth place. Both the teams failed to put on a great show this season, but they started winning the games only recently. With the win in the game, both teams aim big.
Teams wise, both the teams are balanced and equally strong. David Warner, Bairstow, Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Kane Williamson, and other batsmen are playing well. The team just needs to maintain consistency. The bowlers of SRH are the best in the season. KXIP batting lineup is perfect with KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Gayle, Pooran, Maxwell, and others. Shami is giving a good start with the ball. May the best team win the game today.
Venue: Dubai Internationa Stadium
Time: 7.30 PM IST